It's Black Monday for Wall Street, as storied investment firms Merrill Lynch and Lehman Brothers are failing, declares The Huffington Post. John McCainJohn Sidney McCainFighter pilot vs. astronaut match-up in Arizona could determine control of Senate The Hill's Morning Report — Recession fears climb and markets dive — now what? Trump makes rare trip to Clinton state, hoping to win back New Hampshire MORE is gambling that the traditional rules of campaigns, which require candidates to be truthful, don't apply this year and that the press and voters won't care about his false statements, writes Thomas B. Edsall.